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Koba

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$$ - $$$
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1-4 Nakamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0037, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-249-6556
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing little dive bar in Hiroshima, Uncle bob is very friendly good drinks good prices good vibes = great times. Cuntspai!

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Thank EliteSquiby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner (thanks trip advisor. Great suggestion) here last night and we cleaned our plates. Music was rockin but not loud. (Hot for teacher!!! 🤘🏼) Staff were awesome. Super friendly. And the food!!! Oh my... best we've had in Japan. Great prices (AUD$) $10 meals $8 cocktails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

5 stars definitely. I was very suprised by the quality of the food. Very nice indeed. I would definitely recommend this place not only for Aussies, but for everybody. I was very impressed with the "no worries" comment after ordering. Little lil Flinders lane away from home.

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Thank Craig M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome night with wonderful people, very friendly staff, nice drinks and food and great metal and rock music.

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Thank El P
Tokyo, Japan
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Bom (owner) greeted us upon entering the bar. He was very welcoming. He actually greeted everyone who came into the bar. Him and his staff speak English and have English menus. I am not even a fan of heavy metal music but the music is low enough that you can have a conversation. Bar was packed and there were people... More 

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Thank Sheraz C
West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Bom (the owner) runs the place, and it's just awesome music, good drinks, and great people. Would recommend 100% to anyone who likes rock music and great food.

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Thank Steven T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Really fancy place in Hiroshima. Me and my friend come here at late night, and they still serve food. This place is similar to a '80 pub. Really cool. Food was good. And prices in the average.

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Thank Alice M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Walk in from the street and left over some indoor pool of water. It's on the second of third floor up some stairs. A friend researched this bar looking for an "alternative scene". The theme is pretty grunge and the music isn't too loud so it's easier to talk to whoever you're with. The owner was very nice to us... More 

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Thank Elizabeth L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Mitsuyuki "Bom" Tsuyoshi is the coolest bartender in this city, and the cozy, intimate and über cool bar is testament to that. You will need the help of Google Maps to find it, its quite hard to miss if not for the sign outside. Head up the the narrow staircase to the top floors and be warmly welcomed by the... More 

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Thank Jay M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We found it difficult to find somewhere in Hiroshima just to have a couple of relaxed drinks after dinner but then stumbled upon Koba. Although they do also serve food, they are happy for you just to sit and enjoy a drink. Drinks are reasonably priced and the rock-loving owner, Bom, makes a real effort to chat to everyone, find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-4 Nakamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0037, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima
  • Phone Number: +81 82-249-6556

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?